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Monday, June 27, 2022



Stunning close-up of Mercury captured by European-Japanese BepiColombo

June 24, 2022 4:11 pm

BepiColombo is the European Space Agency's mission to Mercury, in collaboration with the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency.

Sunday Zodiac: How is Mercury retrograde panning out for each sign?

May 28, 2022 8:40 pm

Notably, since Mercury does a lap around the sun faster than Earth, it can appear in retrograde several times this year

European-Japanese space mission gets first glimpse of Mercury

October 04, 2021 5:45 pm

The mission was launched in 2018, flying once past Earth and twice past Venus on its journey to the solar system’s smallest planet.

Sunday Zodiac: Find out how Mercury retrograde 2021 will affect each sign

October 02, 2021 5:25 pm

During this time of apparent backwards movement, the areas of life that Mercury tends to rule are disrupted, said Sushat Sangha, western astrologist

All celestial events in April: Watch Super Pink Moon, Mercury, Mars, Jupiter and more

April 06, 2020 2:25 pm

While you are at home during the lockdown, the clearer skies could provide you with a good opportunity to witness these celestial events.

Mercury has icy glaciers and the intense heat from Sun is responsible for it

March 18, 2020 12:28 pm

We knew that there was ice on Mercury but a new study says that the intense heat from the Sun helps make the ice on the planet closes to Sun.

Pune: Mercury is soaring and so are prices of vegetables and meat

March 22, 2019 9:19 am

Along with vegetable, prices of chicken have also seen a steady rise. In the last few days, farm gate prices — the price at which farmers sell the 2-2.5 kg market ready birds — have gone up from Rs 60-65 per kg to the current Rs 90-93 per kg rate.

Scientists map Mercury's glacier formation

December 31, 2018 2:13 pm

The researchers at the University of Maine in the US studied the accumulation and flow of ice on Mercury, and how the glacial deposits on the smallest planet in our solar system compare to those on Earth and Mars.

Europe-Japan joint mission set out for Mercury

October 24, 2018 3:27 pm

The Americans have already been there, briefly with the Mariner 10 probe in the 1970s, and with the Messenger orbiter earlier this decade.

From The Lab: New way to clean water polluted by mercury

May 22, 2018 7:25 am

About four years ago, a group of researchers from IIT-Madras developed a simple kit to help people test whether their drinking water had traces of mercury, or similar toxic heavy transition metal ions like cadmium or lead.